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Transportation Planner 2 GIS Enterprise

By March 10, 2023
  • Full Time
  • Newington, CT
  • March 24, 2023

State of Connecticut

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) is recruiting for a Transportation Planner 2 in the Bureau of Policy and Planning, Enterprise GIS Unit in Newington, Connecticut.

The Role: This position will work in a lead capacity at an advanced level and may also supervise employees of a lower grade. The incumbent will act as the unit lead on a variety of tasks to help meet overall Department goals related to enterprise data management with a focus on geospatial data management. They will play a critical role in the development of data as well as the performance measurement of data assets to support data-driven decisions related to topics such as: safety analysis, project prioritization, return on investment, among others. They will be a critical resource for the Department with expected expertise in relevant technology solutions, data management best practices, and applicable policies.  As a part of the data management solution building process, the candidate will need to gather business requirements of proposed solutions, advise customers on technology capabilities, logically make connections between data systems where appropriate, work collaboratively with partners to implement the solution, and provide training to facilitate adoption. This position will require the selected candidate to work with partners across all the Department’s Bureaus performing data analysis, visualization, and synthesis so that the findings can be turned into actionable and easy to consume recommendations.

Comprehensive Benefit Offerings:
Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
Paid time off – including paid holidays per calendar year
Professional growth and professional development opportunities
A healthy work/life balance to all employees!
Examples of Duties:
Daily tasks include, but are not limited to, the following duties:
Working with bureau representatives, the TED team, IT, and within the DOT Enterprise GIS (EGIS) unit to identify opportunities to develop data access products and management solutions to support; strategic data-driven decision making, program outcome assessments, cost benefit analysis, operational efficiencies, data visualization capabilities, and ad-hoc queries across the agency;
Working with EGIS staff, DOT Subject Matter Experts, and DOT IT personnel for management and maintenance of the Enterprise ArcSDE architecture, including development and implementation of ETL processes, geodatabase replication, and collaboration among other functions;
Configuring commercial off the shelf (COTS) tools from Esri, VertiGIS, Microsoft, Safe, and others to help meet the data management, visualization, and analysis needs of Department stakeholders;
Working with data stakeholders, leveraging data visualization and analysis tools to advance business intelligence and timely knowledge transfer for teams;
Analyzing data, deriving insights, formulating conclusions, and presenting results to business stakeholders;
Examining data sets to determine the best analysis plan to address key business questions; identifies opportunities for improvements in data collection, validation, maintenance and access for data owners, stewards, and custodians;
Working with data owners, stewards, and custodians to assess data maturity and identify data needs related to improving the uniformity, completeness, timeliness, & accuracy of authoritative Department data;
Performing and assisting with data management functions such as data cataloguing, business requirements gathering, process flow diagramming, and data gap analysis critical to developing fully integrated solutions;
Adhere to and offer guidance to DOT staff related to data governance policies and procedures;
Develop and conduct training and presentations for all relevant stakeholders and customers;
May supervise or aid in job training of Transportation Planner 1’s or CCT’s;
Perform other related duties as assigned.
About Us: As one of Connecticut’s largest State agencies, DOT employs approximately 3,000 individuals statewide in five distinct bureaus. It is our mission to provide a safe, accessible and efficient multimodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region.

At CTDOT, the Enterprise GIS Unit is integral to the development and continued support of the Department’s Transportation Enterprise Data (TED) Management System, which is a data architecture and set of business processes for managing data. TED provides for a shared and integrated communal data experience from a common data platform while ensuring high quality, managed, authoritative data is consistently available and treated as a high value Department asset. Additionally, the Enterprise GIS Unit is the Department’s lead unit tasked with developing data management & analytical tools and providing visualization services for the rest of the Department.

To apply for this job email your details to hayley.newhouse@ct.gov

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